New Books 4/2/18

Technology addiction, travel guides, and lots of murder and mayhem are in store for those who read books from this week’s list.     Fade to Black by David Rosenfelt Attending an amnesia support group after being wounded in the line of duty, New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock is approached by a fellow… Continue Reading New Books 4/2/18

New Books 3/26/18

This week’s selections include advice for baby boomers about navigating Social Security and Medicare, as well as help for those serving as executors, popular series titles by Karen Marie Moning and Laura Childs, the newest by Phillip Margolin, and one about the Tulsa Race Riots.   Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks When Melanie… Continue Reading New Books 3/26/18

New Books 3/12/18

An eclectic mix of suspense, historical fiction, memoir, and advice on healthy eating, raising girls and starting a small-business is found on this week’s list, many of which are written by award-winning authors.   Bad Daughter by Joy Fielding Estranged from her family because of her difficulties getting along with her stepmother, Robin returns home… Continue Reading New Books 3/12/18

New Books 3/5/18

This week we offer some mystery series, science fiction and a few political books, which seem to somehow fit right it with the mysteries and sci-fi.  And psychological suspense, historical fiction, essays, and a business book are also in the mix. Agent in Place by Mark Greaney Taking a contract to abduct the mistress of… Continue Reading New Books 3/5/18

New Books 2/26/18

This is the week of the “How-to.”  Books explaining how to treat your dirty genes, fix your broken heart, and live happily are part of the line-up along with some great series books including a new Dismas Hardy novel by John Lescroart and a new Alex Delaware by Jonathan Kellerman.     12 Rules for… Continue Reading New Books 2/26/18

New Books 2/19/18

An interesting mix of books in this week’s list from short stories to essays, an Oprah pick, a memoir about 17 brushes with death, a journalistic investigation on a rape incident, a report from a former agent for the U. S. Border Patrol and a number of books from the ever popular genres of suspense,… Continue Reading New Books 2/19/18

Cooking: Just for Kids

As a part of the Health Literacy Project, the library is participating in some children’s cooking classes with Northeastern Tribal Health Systems.  The classes take place at the three locations of the Ottawa County Boys and Girls Club.  The first series took place at the Commerce unit.  What fun! The Health Literacy Project is a cooperative… Continue Reading Cooking: Just for Kids

New Books 2/12/18

Two books on this week’s list offer insight into the lives of a President’s daughters and the lives of a President’s wife and her family.  Several books by Nolo Press offer tax help for small business owners, advice on credit repair, and guidance for navigating the criminal justice system.  Throw in a few cozy mysteries… Continue Reading New Books 2/12/18

New Books 2/5/18

Minimalism is encouraged in books from this week’s selections – both in bringing less into your home and in getting rid of more.  Also included are spy thrillers set in the past, the present and the near future, stories of the things we do for the family members we love, advice on how we can… Continue Reading New Books 2/5/18

Keys to the Past

Genealogy librarian Barbara Becker will be offering her 11th annual series of workshops for those interested in genealogy.  These classes are for beginners and seasoned pros as well.  To learn more about these workshops, read the Miami NewsRecord article below.  To learn what will be covered in each workshop, click on the Keys to the… Continue Reading Keys to the Past